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August 21, 2018
TSA on the Job: Aviation Transportation Security Inspector
As a TSA Transportation Security Inspector for aviation at John F. Kennedy International Airport, Horace Anderson conducts inspections, assessments and investigations of airlines and individuals to determine how well they comply with regulations as well as identifying areas of potential vulnerabilities that need to be addressed.
June 22, 2018
Conversation with the Andy Neal, Chief Actuary of FEMA’s National Flood Insurance Program
FEMA’s own Andy Neal (and team) from the National Flood Insurance Program, was chosen as one of the 27 finalists for the Management Excellence Category of the Samuel J Heyman Service to America Medal – the “Sammie”. On this episode of the FEMA Podcast we talk with Andy Neal about the process of diversifying the NFIP’s risk through reinsurance, and what the Sammie Nomination has meant for his program.
June 4, 2018
Scott Santoro, Acting Deputy Assistant Director – Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC), Washington, D.C. Office, discusses the many great opportunities to not just train law enforcement but to save lives.
May 23, 2018
The Toughest Job I’ve Ever Loved
Leslie Hope, Information Technology Field Services Chief, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), talks about the joys and challenges of merging 22 components into one functional agency.
May 16, 2018
National Police Week – Paying Tribute to the Men and Women of the Secret Service
United States Secret Service (USSS) Public Affairs Specialist Sam Reed and USSS archivist Jason Kendrick discuss the USSS’ “Moments in History” and the stories of those that sacrificed their lives in the line of duty.
May 9, 2018
What Keeps Me Motivated
Patrick Orender, Assistant Port Director, Customs and Border Protection (CBP), shares what drives him to work day in and day out to accomplish the DHS mission.  His hope is that the critical role of DHS is never forgotten.
May 2, 2018
How FEMA’s Focus is Shifting
FEMA Administrator Brock Long gives listeners insight into FEMA’s mission, vision and the role of emergency management.  Administrator Long also talks about his first 8 months on the job, FEMA’s large-scale response to the historic 2017 hurricane season and FEMA’s strategic goals to more effectively serve the American public before, during and after a disaster.
April 26, 2018
We Stand Ready
Ronald Rowe, Deputy Assistant Director, United States Secret Service (USSS), describes how the USSS stands ready to protect the President, its protectees and America’s youth by following up on every threat.  Learn how the USSS keeps the homeland safe by safeguarding National Special Security events and combating active shooters, online child exploitations and cyber bullying. 
April 18, 2018
A Fatherly Instinct – How It and Hugo’s CBP Training Saved A Baby’s Life
Supervisory Border Patrol Agent Hugo Gonzalez never imagined that he would end up saving a baby’s life.  “My purpose for that day, if not for my lifetime, was to make sure that baby made it back safe.”
April 11, 2018
Do the Right Thing
Kathleen Fox, FEMA Acting Assistant Administrator, National Preparedness Directorate, talks about why her work sustains her.   After the 9/11 terrorist attacks, Fox shares how she felt a “sense of urgency and incredible sense of duty to do the right thing for those that suffered so dearly.”


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